One year ago today, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reaped the benefits of his close ties to fellow liberal Claire McCaskill, as she spent over $15,000 for to send him and fellow Democrat Jon Tester along with their wives to Cancun, Mexico. McCaskill’s money went towards their hotel, meals, and airfare, taking a brief respite from travel on her private jet.
While the trip may have been run-of-the-mill for Millionaire Claire and New York liberal Chuck Schumer, hard-working Missourians are not able to enjoy their same luxuries thanks in part to McCaskill siding with the D.C. elite for over a decade. McCaskill even voted against common-sense tax reform that has already led to higher paychecks and bonuses for workers across the Show-Me State.
Since McCaskill already proclaimed that “normal people can afford” private planes, spending thousands of dollars on an exotic vacation for colleagues may be “normal” to a liberal, out-of-touch politician like McCaskill.